College of Human Services and Behavioral Sciences

Human Services with an Emphasis in Forensic Behavioral Health (MA)

This 36-credit graduate program is offered in partnership with the American Institute for Advancement of Forensic Studies (AIAFS) and is entirely online. It focuses on the direct relationship between behavioral health and the law. The program provides students with a comprehensive overview of the field of forensic behavioral health and related systems of care. The program is not a clinical/counseling program. A 15-credit certificate option is also available and consists of the first five courses of the degree program.

HSV 500Human Services 13
HSV 510Family Violence, PTSD & Trauma 13
HSV 515Research Methods in Human Services 13
HSV 535Psychopathology in Human Services 13
HSV 525Ethical and Legal Considerations in HumanServices 13
HSV 555Special Populations in Human Services3
HSV 560Substance Use and Co-Occurring Disorders3
HSV 565Sexual Offending3
HSV 566Risk Assessment in Human Services3
HSV 585Cultural Awareness and Understanding for the Human Service Professional3
or GST 597 Graduate Study Abroad
HSV 590Forensic Behavioral Health Law for the Human Service Professional3
HSV 595Research and Capstone3
Total Credits36